***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Thomas W. Valente wrote an interesting review of four strategies for network interventions: http://www.sciencemag.org/content/337/6090/49.abstract ---------------------------------------------- Isidro Maya Jariego Departamento de Psicología Social Universidad de Sevilla Calle Camilo José Cela s/n 41.018-Sevilla (Spain) Tf.: + 34 95 455 73 44 Fax: + 34 95 455 77 11 [log in to unmask] http://centro.us.es/facpsi http://personal.us.es/isidromj http://facpsimaster.es/comunitaria ---------------------------------------------- El 15/05/13 19:50, Ken Vance-Borland escribió: > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > SOCNETers -- Are any of you aware of systematic evidenced-based > reviews of SNA-inspired interventions, in which empirical evidence > across multiple studies supports the notion of such interventions > being beneficial to study populations, and under what circumstances? > > For example, Chambers D, Wilson P, Thompson C, Harden M (2012) Social > Network Analysis in Healthcare Settings: A Systematic Scoping Review. > PLoS ONE 7(8): > e41911. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0041911"included 52 completed > studies, reported in 62 publications. Almost all of the studies were > limited to cross sectional descriptions of networks; only one involved > using the results of the SNA as part of an intervention to change > practice." [that was Anderson JG, Jay SJ, Perry J, Anderson MM (1990) > Diffusion of computer applications among physicians: a > quasi-experimental study. Clinical Sociological Review 8: 116–127.] > They concluded that "We found very little evidence for the potential > of SNA being realised in healthcare settings...Future research should > seek to go beyond the merely descriptive to implement and evaluate > SNA-based interventions." > > Any such evidence-based reviews you're aware of would be extremely > appreciated. -ken > > Ken Vance-Borland, Executive Director > The Conservation Planning Institute > "To protect and restore biological diversity through innovative > conservation planning > that is focused on effective implementation" > Tel:(541)231-7949 Email: [log in to unmask] Skype: ken.vance.borland > http://www.conservationplanninginstitute.org/ > CPI is an IUCN member organization http://www.iucn.org/ > _____________________________________________________________________ > SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social > network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an > email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line > UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message. _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.